Every NBA team has played a minimum of two games to start the 2017-18 regular season, so that means it’s time to take incredibly small sample sizes and stretch them as far as possible. No wasting time. No allowing for regression toward the mean. We need some hot overreactions. Here’s what we got from the first 

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  Last 30 seconds of Giannis’ career night show why he’s legit MVP contender. Milwaukee Bucks forward/guard/whatever Giannis Antetokounmpo has been the biggest story of the young season so far. The Greek Freak scored 37 and 34 points, respectively, in his first two games of the season, and topped those two performances with a career-high 44 in Saturday’s 

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LeBron James has officially been ruled out of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ first preseason game against the Atlanta Hawks due to the ankle injury he suffered last week, according to Cleveland.com’s Joe Vardon. James injured the ankle while stepping on a teammate’s foot during practice on Wednesday and caused him to miss the team’s wine and gold scrimmage. With 

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Kendrick Perkins spent fewer than four months with the Cavaliers, including the 2015 playoffs. But nearly a year later after Cleveland let Perkins walk in free agency, LeBron James was still bemoaning Perkins’ absence. Are the Cavs righting a wrong? Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com: Kendrick Perkins joined the Cavaliers at LeBron James’ minicamp in Santa Barbara, Calif., and will 

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